The girls and boys teams entered the final matches of their early season road stretches. The girls squared off against Istrouma and the boys were matched up against Catholic High.
The girls opponent did not field a valid team today (4 are required). Still, both teams bowled and Denham Springs took the win against their over matched opponent 27-0.
Lakin Fletcher pitched in a 182 in game one to aid the girls in their strongest game of the day with a total of 834. Audrey Cedotal added a couple of strong games during the match including a 179 during game two.
Layla Legendre continued her hot start to the season and took MVP honors for the girls team with a 542 (187).
The boys matched up against Catholic High who perennially fields a strong team in the region. Our boys team was up to the challenge. Both teams got off to a relatively slow start but eventually got their lines figured out and their shots in the pocket. Denham Springs took he lead in head to head matches after game one with 4 wins and also took total pins 983-905 to take a 6-2 lead. Both teams started to get their feet under them a little better in the second game. The Denham Springs high lane started with nine strikes in a row to build a lead they would never relinquish in the game. They took 3 more games head to head and total pins to open up an 11-5 lead heading into the final game. Game three saw Denham Springs really turn things up a notch as they poured in three 200+ games and two 180+ games to deliver their best single game performance of the season with an 1174. Catholic also put up their best game of the day but fell short in the end 18-9.
Both of these teams are very young and we know that their best games are ahead of them.
Cade Fletcher continued his hot streak from the previous week and led all scorers with a 656 (247). Gabe Eunice also tossed in a 615 (219) to aid in the win. Quincy Brown added a couple of 200 games (204) and Mason Brock pitched in a 200 of his own in the final game (206).
Catholic High broadcast part of the boys match on Youtube Live
The JV squad also got some good time in against a shorthanded Catholic JV squad. The final score was 14-13 on the strength of eeking out total pins by less than 50 pins. Randall Mitchell led the JV squad with a 422 (163) and Andrew Wilson warmed up over course of the afternoon to finish out strong with JV squad high game of the day of 167.